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Country, culture, community

This exhibition celebrates Indigenous Australia’s cultural heritage and its many contemporary expressions and is held in conjunction with the launch of the Gallery’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander printed education kit of the same name.

Over 32 key artists from the Gallery’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection are represented in the exhibition and publication, which collectively highlight the many different communities and art-making practices.

Among those artists are:

  • Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
  • Destiny Deacon
  • Elaine Russell
  • Emily Kam Ngwarray
  • Ginger Riley Munduwalawala
  • Helicopter Tjungurrayi
  • Judy Watson
  • Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu Kitty Kantilla
  • Mawalan Marika
  • Michael Riley
  • Richard Bell
  • Ricky Maynard
  • Rover Thomas
  • Tommy Watson

Major sponsor
Qantas Airways Limited

Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka Marpa 2001, Art Gallery of NSW Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art © Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka, Warlayirti Artists

12 Nov 2008 – 19 Apr 2009

Free admission

Yiribana Gallery